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Doing business with us


Procurement as a whole within the First Ark group is managed by Cirrus Purchasing Ltd. Cirrus is a specialist purchasing and supply consultancy operating throughout the UK primarily within the social housing sector providing a variety of procurement solutions. Services include outsourced procurement, eTender solutions, benchmarking and delivery of EU compliant tenders.

Currently the First Ark group operates a supplier directory which consists of suppliers and contractors that have been successful in competitive selection processes undertaken by the group. If you are a new supplier seeking to work with the group then it is recommended that you register on our eTender portal www.cirrustenders.co.uk. Registration is free and all significant group contracts will be advertised there.

For further information on supplying the First Ark group, or on how to use the CirrusTenders system, please contact tenders@cirruspurchasing.co.uk.

We will always operate a transparent and fully compliant procurement process, ensuring that contractors and suppliers are selected on merit to deliver best quality products and services.

Standard Terms and Conditions of Purchase

First Ark Standard Terms and Conditions of Purchase [pdf] 397KB (also available in WORD - call 0151 290 7000 to request)

Financial Accounts

KHT Signed Annual Reports and Accounts 2012 [pdf] 13MB
First Ark Signed Annual Report and Financial statements 2013 [pdf] 13MB


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